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Being bald Fri, Jun 28, 2019
As a kid, I thought about growing up to be a professional athlete or an astronaut, but I never thought about how I would look.  And I would imagine if you asked people how they think they'll look when they're older, they'll say something about being wrinkled and gray.  No one expects to go bald, which is weird because it's ridiculously common.  In every culture on earth, a significant proportion of the male population goes bald. 

Sometime in my late twenties, I noticed it was happening.  I shaved my head a few times when I was younger, so I wasn't opposed to having short hair.  And I remember deciding before it happened that I wouldn't be one of those people who tried to hide it with a comb-over.  So I pretty much just went for it.  My current hair style varies between 1/8-inch of balding hair to 0 inches (razor shave). 

Being bald is a little weird because it's not something you can really hide.  It's out there, right in front.  You can't cover it up with baggy clothes or makeup.  It's not like being overweight and having the option of working out.  Everyone sees it and notices it.  Some people make jokes about it, including me.  It's like having this weird negative thing attached to you that you don't really like and other people don't really like but you're at peace with it because it's already there. 

That said, I have a renewed appreciation for men with wonderful luscious hair.  At the same time, I also have an increased disdain for men who are sitting the fence between having hair and being bald.  It's so obvious they're clinging to the last thing that signified their youth, and on top of that (pun) it looks bad.  Just accept it, cut your hair short, and move on.  It's better over here. #lifestyle

Tourist attractions Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Locals love to advise tourists to avoid certain areas and sights, like "Stay away from Times Square; it's overrun with tourists."  But if I'm not from there, I'm a tourist, so that's where I belong.  It's a tourist attraction for a reason:  It's attractive to tourists. #travel

3029 Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Everyone:  There's no book that tells you how to raise a child.
Me:  It's literally an entire genre of nonfiction.

3028 Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Things I've seen enough videos of:  people falling off overhead rope swings, table crashing, doing burnouts and donuts, hitting people with golf carts, opening champaign bottles with knives

3027 Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Basketball is a unique sport in the sense that each player on the team performs all the same actions and duties as all other players on the team.  Yes, there are position players and specialists, but everybody dribbles, passes, shoots, and plays defense.  There are no goalies, no punters, no pitchers.  It's egalitarian. #sports